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So you're from Rock Springs, WY?

Fortunately for you, Rock Springs, WY offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

So you want to attend college at home in Rock Springs?

Many Rock Springs natives such as yourself choose to attend Western Wyoming Community College, the only college in the city.

Rock Springs College and University Demographics

There are 54 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as Chemistry, Healthcare and Finance offered at the school for you to choose from. Amongst students at Western Wyoming Community College, the most popular area of study is Liberal Arts.

Tuition

Western Wyoming Community College charges in-state tuition of $1,994 per year.

Financial Aid

An estimated $5,107,551 in financial aid was received by students at Western Wyoming Community College in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $4,256,273 of this aid.

Rock Springs Student Demographics

Western Wyoming Community College had an enrollment of 4,079 students in 2010. This is 11.0 of the total number of Wyoming college students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Western Wyoming Community College, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 79%. The graduation rate for Western Wyoming Community College is approximately 55%.

Student Demographics

Western Wyoming Community College has a student population that is approximately 39% female. At Western Wyoming Community College, for every 100 college students, 48 students are over 24 years old. In 2009, 11% of Western Wyoming Community College students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority.

Rock Springs Faculty Demographics

As of 2009, there were a total of 45 faculty employed by Western Wyoming Community College. Of these faculty members, 0% were female and 4% were from racial or ethnic minority backgrounds.

The average student to faculty ratio at Western Wyoming Community College was 181 to 1 in 2009.

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Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Rock Springs, WY to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 1,690 $25,830 $25,000
2
General and Operations Managers 1,230 $102,490 $113,100
3
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,130 $29,890 $32,000
4
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,070 $38,050 $35,340
5
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 890 $65,170 $62,260
6
Office Clerks, General 740 $30,700 $28,240
7
Carpenters 700 $49,210 $43,890
8
Registered Nurses 690 $57,420 $67,720
9
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 650 $56,670 $54,330
10
Electricians 650 $57,800 $51,810
11
Construction Laborers 590 $33,500 $33,590
12
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 570 $38,280 $39,890
13
Cooks, Restaurant 470 $27,480 $23,260
14
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 440 $25,630 $25,140
15
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 400 $44,290 $50,770
16
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 390 $42,190 $50,360
17
Accountants and Auditors 350 $70,670 $68,960
18
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 290 $51,500 $55,620
19
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 290 $57,770 $54,880
20
Medical Secretaries 270 $31,250 $31,820
21
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 240 $24,390 $24,180
22
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 240 $42,630 $38,200
23
Forest and Conservation Technicians 220 $33,020 $36,860
24
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 210 $49,510 $42,250
25
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 200 $41,630 $45,860
26
Coaches and Scouts 200 $32,170 $35,950
27
Petroleum Engineers 180 $89,820 $127,970
28
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 170 $28,760 $33,300
29
Civil Engineers 170 $72,950 $82,280
30
Managers, All Other 160 $63,830 $102,160
31
Lodging Managers 160 n/a $54,570
32
Medical Assistants 150 $29,080 $29,760
33
Security Guards 150 $26,740 $26,870
34
Loan Officers 140 $60,800 $65,900
35
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 140 $31,540 $29,200
36
Food Service Managers 140 $56,040 $52,220
37
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 130 $38,530 $41,360
38
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 130 $45,700 $43,850
39
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 130 $58,280 $55,220
40
Bakers 130 $26,710 $25,350
41
Dental Assistants 120 $33,400 $34,140
42
Helpers--Carpenters 120 $33,070 $26,890
43
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 120 $33,130 $38,430
44
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 110 $77,970 $89,990
45
Construction Managers 110 $86,930 $94,240
46
Protective Service Workers, All Other 110 $40,880 $33,420
47
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks 110 $39,870 $36,170
48
Correctional Officers and Jailers 110 $46,940 $42,780
49
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 110 $71,270 $65,610
50
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 100 $55,310 $51,550